Prominent Records of Filmfare Award for Best Actress
Some of the most prominent records of Filmfare Award for Best Actress are:
• Veteran actresses Nutan and Kajol have won the most number of Filmfare Awards for Best Actress, both with 5 wins.
• Immensely popular Madhuri Dixit has maximum nominations and also maximum consecutive nominations in this category, with 14 and 10 respectively, while having won the award 4 times. Actress Meena Kumari too has won 4 times, while Vyjayanthimala, Jaya Bachchan, Shabana Azmi and Vidya Balan hold three wins each.
• Versatile actress Rani Mukerji is a noted winner in the Filmfare acting awards. She is the first and only actress to have won the Best Actress and the Best Supporting Actress awards in the same year, in 2005, for her performances in films ‘Hum Tum’ and ‘Yuva’ respectively. She is also the only actress who has won the Filmfare Best Actress and the Critics’ Choice Best Actress awards in the same year, in 2006, for her widely acclaimed performance in the film ‘Black’.
• Actress Shabana Azmi holds the maximum number of nominations in the year 1984 with 4 nominations; while actress Tabu holds the maximum number of nominations in this category without ever having won, with 5 nominations.
• Nutan is the eldest winner in this category who had won at 42 and actress Sharmila Tagore is the eldest nominee who was nominated at 60 years of age. Actress Dimple Kapadia is the youngest nominee and winner in this category, who was nominated and had won the award at the age of 16 years for her debut film ‘Bobby’ in 1974.
Multiple Winners of Filmfare Award for Best Actress
The actresses, who won the award for multiple times, are:
• 5 Wins - Nutan, Kajol
• 4 Wins - Meena Kumari, Madhuri Dixit, Vidya Balan
• 3 Wins - Vyjayanthimala, Jaya Bachchan, Shabana Azmi
• 2 Wins - Waheeda Rehman, Dimple Kapadia, Rekha, Sridevi, Karisma Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai, Rani Mukerji, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt
Multiple Nominations of Filmfare Award for Best Actress
Actresses who have been nominated for multiple times in this category are:
• 14 Nominations: Madhuri Dixit
• 12 Nominations: Meena Kumari
• 11 Nominations: Hema Malini, Kajol
• 10 Nominations: Aishwarya Rai, Sridevi
• 9 Nominations: Shabana Azmi, Vidya Balan, Rani Mukerji
• 8 Nominations: Jaya Bachchan, Raakhee, Deepika Padukone
List of Winners of Filmfare Award for Best Actress
The given tabular list shows the winning actresses of the Filmfare Award from 1990 to 2019 and the respective films for which they were honoured: